Vacancy: Lecturer in Social Work

Job Reference Number: UOS019008

Faculty: Social Sciences

Department: Department of Sociological Studies

Salary: Grade 8

£39,992 to £47,722 per annum, with potential to progress to £53,691 through sustained exceptional contribution

Closing Date: 21st May 2018

Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University?

The Department of Sociological Studies has a major international reputation for excellence in research and teaching across Sociology, Social Policy, Social Work and more recently Digital Media, achieving high levels of cross-fertilisation between these disciplines. It is committed to understanding society and social change, and to research and teaching that improves people’s lives, especially those of the most vulnerable. We are proud to be one of the top social science research departments in the UK, with a long history of high profile contributions to theory, policy and practice.

The successful candidate will play a key role in contributing to the Department’s portfolio by maintaining our high standards of teaching and running modules across both years of the MA Social Work programme, these can include modules on professional practice, the law, theory for practice and specialised modules in children or adult social work.

You will have a PhD in relevant discipline, have a proven teaching ability with a growing record of quality research publications. Experience of teaching in the subject area, ideally at both undergraduate and postgraduate level is essential. You will be expected to represent the Department in the wider University and promote and represent the University and the discipline nationally and internationally.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research,teaching and student experience.

Further details can be found at: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/jobs

CPD Awards Ceremony

An award ceremony was held on the 23rd April to celebrate the achievements of practitioners and managers who have successfully completed our CPD modules and courses.

SYTP certificates of achievement were presented for the following modules/courses:

  • Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (HEI accreditation, 15 credits)
  • Developing Professional Practice and Safeguarding (30 credit module)
  • Introduction to Leadership and Mentoring (30 credit module)
  • Interventions to promote change (15 credit module)
  • Out of Home Care (15 credit module)
  • Parenting Capacity (15 credit module)
  • Practice Learning Educator Stage 1 (15 credit module)

University of Sheffield certificates were also presented by the university’s Management School to those who have successfully the Postgraduate Certificate in Leadership and Management (60 credits)

If you are interested in finding out more about our current CPD opportunities, please see http://www.southyorkshireteachingpartnership.co.uk/advanced-practitioner-framework/

Sheffield Hallam joined SYTP

As from April 2018 Sheffield Hallam University has joined the South Yorkshire Teaching Partnership as our second university partner.

Hallam’s BA (Hons) Social Work Degree will be offered under the Teaching Partnership .  They will also be delivering Continuous Professional Development modules to Adult Social Workers.

Chandi Patel (Head of Department) stated “he was delighted that Sheffield Hallam University has joined the South Yorkshire Teaching Partnership”, he hoped that they “would play a full role in helping to develop social work education in the region”

Dave Johnson (Teaching Partnership lead) commented “we are committed to joining the South Yorkshire Teaching Partnership and passionately hope that we can contribute to the development of our profession in our region”.